I Have... Who Has? Telling Time Game

I Have... Who Has? Telling Time Game

Students love to play this telling time game. We play as a whole class. You cut them apart and give a time card to each student. The student with the start card goes first. Another student has to answer the time question by looking at the clock on their card. The player with the right clock on their card reads their question and another student …
Olynj
Ancient History Big Bundle!

Ancient History Big Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS EACH OF THE ANCIENT HISTORY KNOWLEDGE ORGANISERS, IN ADDITION TO THE ANCIENT HISTORY POINTLESS GAMES! The clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for students learning or revising knowledge relating to each of the following ancient history topics: Ancient Egypt; Ancient Greece; The Romans. Each organiser contains a number of comprehensive sections explaining the key elements of the topic, timelines detailing key times and events, diagrams and images to visually aid understanding, and key facts to extend the learning of higher attaining students. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided as both PDFs and Word documents (so that you can edit should you wish to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included). Based on the popular game show, the ‘Pointless’ games are perfect for use as whole lesson resources, enrichment options, or revision tools. The games are editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. Each game contains around 25 slides of sound clips, engaging visuals, and suitably challenging questions and they are effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning. There are several full rounds of questions to build or revisit knowledge of Romans, Ancient Egyptians, and Ancient Greeks. The nature of the games ensures that the resources can challenge students of all levels. A blank template has also been added, so that you can create your own games!
TandLGuru
Ancient History Knowledge Organisers Bundle!

Ancient History Knowledge Organisers Bundle!

These clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for students learning or revising knowledge relating to each of the following ancient history topics: Ancient Egypt; Ancient Greece; The Romans. Each organiser contains a number of comprehensive sections explaining the key elements of the topic, timelines detailing key times and events, diagrams and images to visually aid understanding, and key facts to extend the learning of higher attaining students. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided as both PDFs and Word documents (so that you can edit should you wish to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Ancient Greece Knowledge Organiser!

Ancient Greece Knowledge Organiser!

This clear, detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising knowledge relating to the Ancient Egyptians. It contains comprehensive sections on: Ancient Greece map (annotated); Ancient Greek Gods; Ancient Greece timeline; Ancient Greek people; Ancient Greek places; Ancient Greek daily life. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included). It is most suitable for children in KS2 and KS3.
TandLGuru
Ancient Egypt Pointless Game!

Ancient Egypt Pointless Game!

Based on the popular game show ‘Pointless,’ this resource is perfect for use as a whole lesson resource, enrichment option, or revision tool. Editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. (I’ve also added a blank template so that you can make your own games from scratch). Containing 24 slides of sound clips, engaging visuals, and suitably challenging questions, this resource is effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning. There are several full rounds of questions to build or revisit knowledge of Ancient Egypt. Round 1. The pharaohs of Ancient Egypt Round 2. Places in Ancient Egypt Round 3. Hieroglyphics Round Round 4. Objects and Ideas in Ancient Egypt Round 5. Ancient Egyptian Gods The nature of this game ensures that the resource can challenge students of all levels. A blank template has also been added, so that you can create your own games!
TandLGuru
KS2 Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle!

KS2 Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle!

These clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for KS2 students learning or revising knowledge relating to each of the following topics: World War II; Ancient Egypt; The Solar System; Tudors and Stuarts; The Rainforest; The Romans; Ancient Greece. Each organiser contains a number of comprehensive sections explaining the key elements of the topic, timelines detailing key times and events, diagrams and images to visually aid understanding, and key facts to extend the learning of higher attaining students. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided as both PDFs and Word documents (so that you can edit should you wish to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Ancient Egypt Knowledge Organiser!

Ancient Egypt Knowledge Organiser!

This clear, detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising knowledge relating to the Ancient Egyptians. It contains comprehensive sections on: Ancient Egyptian socal structure (with diagram); Ancient Egyptian pharaohs; Ancient Egyptian gods; Ancient Egyptian places; Ancient Egyptian objects and occupations. Ancient Egyptian timeline. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included). The resource is most suitable for children in KS2 or KS3.
TandLGuru
The Sixties Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover History Culture

The Sixties Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover History Culture

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘The Sixties’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Time Travel! An Inquiry Based Maths Adventure

Time Travel! An Inquiry Based Maths Adventure

Get ready to take a journey of adventure around the world and across time with this inquiry based math project. It offers collaborative learning and hands on inquiry requiring the children to solve problems, think critically and apply their knowledge of elapsed time, measure and scale, area, place value and fractions as they select their countries to visit and travel back in time exploring historical moments around the world. Text is included with data that the children will have to identify in order to solve the problems. Research will be necessary as the children have to know the location of their countries, capital cities as well as facts and figures with each historical marker or event. Math becomes authentic! UK & USA spelling included. But, before they even set off on their adventure, they have to design their own time travel machine! This was designed to be a mixture of collaborative group work and independent work but of course you can opt to do either or all. I prefer to have the children work on the pages individually before they compare their designs and work together as a small group to collaboratively create the map, their group plan of the time machine and planning their presentation. It usually takes me about 2 weeks to complete the entire project. It culminates in a class presentation of the facts found and reasoning as to their plan, design of their team’s route, their discoveries and their designed machine. Comparing and contrasting each group’s work helps with critical thinking too and communication skills. Wholly differentiated, ( Task B cards are less challenging) you can use it as a summative assessment tool of the skills and standards included. It can be created as a work booklet or in a binder, with a front cover included, being used as a goal setting pre assessment for the children. Mix and match the pages to suit your students’ needs. This inquiry based math packet is easy to print and go. I designed it for my IB PYP 5th grade class. It can be used 4th – 6th grade too. You will find the following skills and standards ideally suited for the IB PYP Phase 4 and CCSS Math for 4th and 5th grade: Place value Fractions: equivalent fractions/simplifying Measure: using measuring tools, elapsed time, area and scale Ratio tables Geometry: identifying polygons and angles And more. Make math fun, engaging an authentic! You can find many more inquiry based learning tools in my store and on my blog. Enjoy! Susan Powers
susanpowers09
Life as a Viking

Life as a Viking

Click on a shield for an activity exploring every-day life in the 10th Century with this free curriculum aligned Prowise Presenter resource. Don't have Prowise Presenter? Click on the resource link and create a free account today! (Works on any interactive projector or display).
ELBacademy
Henry VIII Tudor Activity & Resource Pack - worksheets/quiz/picture resources/fact sheets

Henry VIII Tudor Activity & Resource Pack - worksheets/quiz/picture resources/fact sheets

Henry VIII resources and activities to support teaching of a Henry VIII topic (or Tudors). This pack includes: Cover sheet, pre-assessment, Henry VIII fact finding worksheet, Wives fact finding worksheet, portrait comparisons & Hampton Court Display pictures, Henry VIII cut and stick portrait timeline, Henry's pastimes fact sheet, Henry's dilemma sheet (looking at viewpoints before his first divorce), Henry VII/Henry VIII/Wives/Edward VI picture resource, Jane Seymour question activity (with weblink/QR code), Anne of Cleves question activity (with weblink/QR code), post topic assessment sheet and a Powerpoint 'Big Fat Henry Quiz'. Please leave a review for this resource -then contact me via the TES Community Conversation Page and I'll email you any single paid resource from my shop for FREE.
MrBallard23
Clocks Telling The Time Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson

Clocks Telling The Time Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet on the theme of 'Clocks'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Informational Texts Vol 2 - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Bundle (SAVE 80%)

Informational Texts Vol 2 - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Bundle (SAVE 80%)

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore different concepts, influential people and historical events. After carefully reading each informational text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
Is Time Travel Possible? - Reading Comprehension / Informational Text

Is Time Travel Possible? - Reading Comprehension / Informational Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text explores the concept of time travel and the possibility of building a time travel machine. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises and engage in an in-class discussion. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
WW2 describing a setting (City and Countryside)  - Evacuee Story Writing. KS2/3 Cross Curricular

WW2 describing a setting (City and Countryside) - Evacuee Story Writing. KS2/3 Cross Curricular

A series of lessons based on building a description of a city and/or countryside setting in WW2. The descriptions could be used as openers in a story based around evacuees who were sent to live in a rural location. This is a tried and tested classroom resource. Pupils should collect ideas from the pictures provided and use the model text to write an effective description. A vocabulary grid and a copy of the success criteria for writing an effective description is also included. This resource could be used with older pupils. *Please note the video clip is open source material.
hifisher
37 Images Of Victorian People Taken From Victorian Era Story Books + 31 Fun Teaching Activities

37 Images Of Victorian People Taken From Victorian Era Story Books + 31 Fun Teaching Activities

Are you teaching your class about the Victorians? Are you looking for pictures which show what different classes of people wore? This set of 37 images of Victorians from stories and magazines is a perfect way of introducing the topic. Encourage them to think about how people dress and the differences between then and now. This pack contains a 31 Teaching Activity Teacher Guide using these photo flash cards. These activities are quick and fun to do and will improve both your students' memory and vocabulary skills. You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different materials being shown in each of photos. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about Victorian characters. The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into different Victorian characters. The students can then discuss how they think each one was thinking or saying. The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
peterfogarty
WW2 News reader's report - Model text and video link. KS2 (Year 5&6) Cross Curricular Literacy/Oracy

WW2 News reader's report - Model text and video link. KS2 (Year 5&6) Cross Curricular Literacy/Oracy

Lesson based on the declaration of war on Germany in 1939. Tried and tested classroom resource. Pupils should make notes on the key facts given in the video clip. They will then produce their own news reader's script to break the news to the British public using the model text as an example. Two note taking templates and a copy of the success criteria for writing an effective news reader report is also included. This resource could be used with older pupils. *Please note the video clip is a modern colour interpretation of how the news would have been reported in 1939. The quality is significantly better.
hifisher
The Great Fire Of London Vocabulary Mat

The Great Fire Of London Vocabulary Mat

The Great Fire Of London Vocabulary Mat: A bright and colourful vocabulary mat containing over 60 words relating to The Great Fire Of London. A useful reference tool for topic-themed writing. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk
helenrachelcrossley
Letters and the Gunpowder Plot

Letters and the Gunpowder Plot

I have bundled together three resources which will be useful for the study of letter writing and in particular how a letter saved the day when we look at the intrigues surrounding the Gunpowder Plot. This resource has more relevance today because of the new drama series entitled Gunpowder which stars Kit Harington of Game of Thrones fame who plays Robert Catesby, the brains behind the plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament. Here Harington reveals he is a direct ancestor of Catesby.
jlimb
2 x Archaeology Wordsearches Careers History Starter Settler Activity Wordsearch Cover Lesson

2 x Archaeology Wordsearches Careers History Starter Settler Activity Wordsearch Cover Lesson

2 x Wordsearches on the theme of 'Archaeology'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Archaeology 2 Wordsearch Careers History Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Archaeology 2 Wordsearch Careers History Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Archaeology 2'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Medieval Knights Wordsearch History Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Medieval Knights Wordsearch History Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Medieval Knights'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Ancient Greece Wordsearch History Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Ancient Greece Wordsearch History Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Ancient Greece'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Cracking Code Breakers: (KS2) (British Science Association CREST SuperStar Link Scheme)

Cracking Code Breakers: (KS2) (British Science Association CREST SuperStar Link Scheme)

Free downloadable learning resource for KS2/3 Cracking Code Breakers reveals the lesser known Second World War story of Colossus, the world's first electronic programmable computer that was invented by Tommy Flowers, a General Post Office (GPO) engineer and cracked top secret German messages from Hitler. Use this resource to inspire your pupils' with a unique story of engineering ingenuity and to make connections between computer technology in the past and the present day. Cracking Code Breakers can support a digital literacy topic and teaching across the curriculum. The resource includes: • Teachers’ Notes • Student Activities including two British Science Association CREST SuperStar Challenges • Interactive PowerPoints • Film clips • Cracking Code Breakers CREST SuperStar stickers Curriculum Links: Computing (Digital Literacy, data protection), Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths, History (Local History, Continuity and Change), Literacy, Geography, Citizenship Mission Colossus game Put your engineering skills to the test in this interactive game. Can you beat the clock and build Colossus? Available to play postalmuseum.org/learning Cracking Code Breakers at The Postal Museum Primary schools visiting The Postal Museum can book a 1-hour interactive workshop: Cracking Code Breakers: Engineering Colossus the world's first programmable computer £120 plus VAT per class (up to 30 pupils) To find out more, or book a visit: postalmuseum.org/for-schools Cracking Code Breakers is funded by Royal Mail and John Cass Foundation and was developed with support from the National Museum of Computing.
ThePostalMuseum
Christmas Time Bundle

Christmas Time Bundle

A collection of resources for the Christmas period. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
KS2 The Victorians Bundle

KS2 The Victorians Bundle

A collection of KS2 resources on the topic of the Victorians. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
KS2 World War Two Bundle

KS2 World War Two Bundle

A collection of KS2 resources on the topic of World War Two. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
KS2 Romans Bundle

KS2 Romans Bundle

A collection of KS2 resources on the topic of the Romans. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
KS2 Vikings (Invaders and Settlers) Bundle

KS2 Vikings (Invaders and Settlers) Bundle

A collection of KS2 resources on the topic of the Vikings. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
KS2 Anglo-Saxons (Invaders and Settlers) Bundle

KS2 Anglo-Saxons (Invaders and Settlers) Bundle

A collection of KS2 resources on the topic of Anglo-Saxons. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
KS1 Seasonal Changes in Weather

KS1 Seasonal Changes in Weather

A collection of KS1 resources on the topic of seasons and weather. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
KS1 Four Nations Bundle

KS1 Four Nations Bundle

A collection of resources for KS1 that could be used as part of a Four Nations topic. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
KS1 Ice Explorers Bundles

KS1 Ice Explorers Bundles

A collection of resources which could be used as part of a KS1 topic about ice explorers. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
KS1 Remembrance Day Bundle

KS1 Remembrance Day Bundle

A collection of resources that can be used as part of a Remembrance Day topic on poppies, World War Two, monuments, and memories. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
KS1 Keeping In Touch Bundle (Living Memory Changes)

KS1 Keeping In Touch Bundle (Living Memory Changes)

A collection of resources that can be used as part of a KS1 Keeping in Touch topic as students explore how the world has changed through time. Includes a letter to the Queen, communications, postal service, and thank you letters. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
KS1 Celebrating Me Bundle

KS1 Celebrating Me Bundle

A collection of resources for Key Stage 1, around the topic of celebrations. This includes birthdays, thank yous, and festivals. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
Egyptian Mummies Wordsearch History Literacy Starter Activity Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Egyptian Mummies Wordsearch History Literacy Starter Activity Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Egyptian Mummies'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Knights

Knights

Photos of knights from my visit to the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
Greek Mythology Wordsearch Starter Activity Myths and Legends Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Greek Mythology Wordsearch Starter Activity Myths and Legends Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Greek Mythology'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
A Short History of the World, by H. G. Wells

A Short History of the World, by H. G. Wells

Imagine that you have stumbled upon an old, leather-bound book in the dusty corner of a library. You crack open the cover and discover a real piece of history: a well-loved text that has been forgotten for many years. It is both a history book, and a historical artifact. ‘A Short History of the World’ begins with a description of the very beginnings of life on our planet, and continues by describing pivotal moments and important people all the way up to the twentieth century. It includes information about various cultures, in addition to predictable topics such as ancient Greece, etc. It is written in many short chapters which contain plenty of intriguing ‘look-what-I-found-in-the-back-of-the-natural-history-museum’-type black-and-white photos. The history of the world is a big topic, easily overwhelming to any reader; here H. G. Wells (1866-1946) tells a story that is easy to understand, entertaining, and memorable. Use this book as an introduction to world history that offers a good look at the big picture. You will be exposed to ways of thinking and writing that are now called ‘old-fashioned’, but were the foundation upon which modern scientific and anthropological studies were built. The assignments that follow each chapter will help you to learn to think critically, to examine facts, to identify ‘concepts’ and ‘opinions’, and to do some research. You will read about history and hone your observational and philosophical skills as well. Learn about history by reading a piece of history! Contents - The complete original text ‘A Short History of the World’ by H.G. Wells - A reading comprehension sheet following each of the 68 chapters asking the student to identify within the chapter just read: a concept or opinion, a fact that is certain, a doubtful fact (which must be briefly researched), an important date and relevant event, and an outdated word or phrase - Appendix One containing larger version of each of the maps in the book - Appendix Two containing possible essay topics and extra assignments
canadianwinter
Comprehensions Year 6

Comprehensions Year 6

Looking for something a little bit different for your Yr 6's for new term? Well check this bundle out. Introduces various genres of writing, fantasy, Victorian, historical, myths and legend. All original writings by Teachercellar, published author and shortlisted candidate for Tes Author of the year award. Workbooks include the short story with comprehension questions, Spag questions and writing exercises. Also included are dictionary work, internet research and story review sheets. Get this bundle today at a resonable price.50% off.
teachercellar